Tower Hamlets

Year 10 GCSE art students from St Paul’s Way Trust School, Tower Hamlets worked with artist Lucy Steggals to explore the inspirational life stories of eight people.

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All images © National Portrait Gallery, London unless otherwise stated. Mark Gertler possibly by Dora Carrington, c.1909–1911 (detail). NPG 5431 Rachel Whiteread by Gautier Deblonde, 1999 © Gautier Deblonde (detail). NPG x126937 Edith Cavell by Eleanor M. Ross, c.1917 (detail). NPG 5322 David Adjaye by Jonathan Root, 2007 © Jonathan Root (detail). NPG x133117 Isaac Rosenberg by Isaac Rosenberg, 1915 (detail). NPG 4129 )

Tower Hamlets, my home

Young people from the Arbour community organisation, Stepney created this film. They took part in drama workshops and developed their own questions to explore the identity of the borough.